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Top Things To Do In St Catherines

Well, you might have heard of St Catherine’s for some time now. This happens to be the largest city around Niagara region in Ontario. The city has been nicknamed, ”The Garden City” because of its flourishing gardens, parks, and trails. The city is home to a complete 4 square kilometers of green plants.

As a tourist, enjoyment is your top priority. St Catherine’s is a blessed city and there are so many things that you can do here as a tourist. There is so much you can do here including shopping, visiting museums, galleries, theaters among many more. Here are the top things to do in St Catherine’s;

Smelling Of Roses

Montebello Park is the most famous and largest park in St Catherine’s. The park has the largest collection of roses in the entire city. It is estimated that the park has around 1300 rose bushes and over 25 different species of roses. The park been there since 1887 and is something you can’t miss to see.

Watching a Regatta

This is usually a world-class event which takes place in August each year. The event is carried out in Port Dalhousie, where it was founded in the year 1903. The game has been named after Henley Royal Regatta of England where he started the game. The Regatta attracts over 3000 rowers and it is a fun event you can’t afford to miss watching.

Visit the DeCew Falls

For those of us who are insane about waterfalls, then you should not fail to watch out for these amazing two falls, the upper and lower DeCew Falls. The Upper DeCew falls are 6 meters wide with a 22-meter plunge. The Lower DeCew falls are 7 meters high. This gives you an opportunity to connect with nature.

Going for a walk

In St Catherine’s alone, there are around 90 kilometers of trails which can be used for jogging, cycling, and walking. They can also be used for cross-country skiing. The oldest of the trails is the Bruce trail which at one point was named as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is 12 kilometers long in the city which gives you an opportunity to explore what the city has to offer.

Wine Tasting

Well, if you really love wine, then St Catherine’s is the place to be. The gorgeous city has some World-class vineyards where you can go and sip a glass with your loved ones. This region is famously known for its ice and white wines. Also, reds are available though they are not known as much as the two wines. It is a good place to enjoy a drink after dinner.

Visit a Theater

Located downtown in St. Catherine’s, this is the largest and most famous theater here in this city. It covers 8,800 square meters thus holding a larger crowd. It is a key place for several shows and cinemas. Also, different types of film genes are watched here. For us, movie lovers this will be the first place to visit while in St. Catherine’s.

As a tourist coming to St Catherine’s, there are so many things you can do here to ensure you get maximum enjoyment out of the city. The city is blessed with a lot of things you can do. The above are the top things in the city and you cannot afford to miss out. Ensure that you do at least one of the above things while in St Catherine’s.

Steve Bauer Classic Sponsor “Front Row Sports” Invites SCCC Membership to Their Open House

front row sports

front row sports

We are pleased to announce that a Steve Bauer Classic Sponsor “ Front Row Sports” of Thorold  has invited the SCCC Membership and the Memberships of the Niagara Cycling Clubs Alliance  to an exclusive Open House on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 from 2 pm to 8 pm. 

The invited Cycling Clubs are the SCCC, the Forza  Niagara Cycling Club, the Amici Per La Vita Cycling Club  from Niagara Falls, the Sunflowers Cycling Club,  the Free Wheelers Cycling Club, the Short Hills Cycling Club and the Energy Cycling Club.

Please click on the below link and support our Loyal Sponsor…Front Row Sports!

What Is Front Row Sports?

Front Row Sports Excellence is the largest independent sporting goods retailer in the Niagara Region! Found in the Bicycle-Friendly community of Thorold, Ont., the store boasts a big cycling department that provides bike sales in brands consisting of Felt, Scott and Bonelli, along with biking devices, garments, shoes, parts and protective gear.

The bike store also provides all kinds of bike maintenance – from standard tune-ups, to brake repairs and more! Simply a 5 minute bike ride from the Welland Canal Pathway and the Greater Niagara Circle Route cycling trail, Front Row is the perfect place to stop if you need anything during your trip. Our shop has to do with a 10-15 minute drive from St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake.

They have a bike rack out front of our shop for bicyclists to secure, totally free water and coffee for all clients and a bike club that runs weekly rides out of the store! Bicyclists looking to refill their water bottles or use the washroom may likewise do so at Front Row!